Thursday, June 15, 2017


Dear Biologists and Friends of Mountain Lake,

You are cordially invited to the annual Walton Lecture at Mountain Lake Biological Station:

Thursday, February 9, 2017

This Week at MLBS: 3 ways to spend time at the Station this summer- Research Experiences for Undergraduates, summer courses, or seasonal position as Assistant to the Station Manager. Watch at

Thursday, February 2, 2017

MLBS is accepting applications for the full-time, seasonal position of Assistant to the Station Manager.

Friday, December 23, 2016

This Week at MLBS: Dec. 23, 2016 edition: Holiday greetings and wintry scenes from the mountain. 

Friday, December 9, 2016

Field-based courses are UVA Summer Session classes offered by nationally-recruited faculty, and offered at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Our NSF REU undergraduate research internship program is now in its 25th year.

Friday, November 18, 2016

"This Week at MLBS" videos are back! Watch the November 18, 2016 edition at

Monday, October 17, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Mikus Āboliņš-Ābols is a PhD candidate in the Ketterson Lab at Indiana University.  He studies the physiology, behavioral ecology, and developmental biology of birds, and spent several recent summers at Mountain Lake Biological Station working with the dark eyed junco.

Monday, August 22, 2016

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Organism of the Day

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